Hiroshima

nuclear weapons | religious ethics

Moral Reckoning Under a Mushroom Cloud

How the upcoming 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki might help us better understand and address some of today's most pressing moral dilemmas

July 27, 2020

Just War | nuclear weapons

Questions in a Nuclear Age

Editor’s Note: Sightings will be on “holiday hiatus” until Thursday, January 4. We would like to thank our readers and contributors for their continued support and engagement this past year, and we look forward to bringing you more of the very best c...

December 21, 2017

nuclear weapons

Our Abyss

“LOOKING INTO THE ABYSS” is virtually (typographically) shouted from the cover of the current The American Scholar. It’s a teaser: the “abyss” could refer to Washington or the United States or global terrorism or… It could evoke Robert Frost’s feared...

June 12, 2017